Bark cloth (tapa cloth)
Object Place: Oceania
Overall: 106.7 x 226.1 cm (42 x 89 in.)
Medium or Technique
Mulberry bark fiber, pigment, plant dye; pounded, hand painted
Arts of Asia, Oceania, and Africa Gallery (Gallery 177)
Bark cloth (tapa cloth) with design of eight compartments with reddish-brown and black painted designs on the natural colored ground made from the pounded inner bark of the mulberry tree.
Gift of the Juraku Co., Ltd., Kyoto, to the MFA on June 26, 1985
Gift of Juraku Company, Ltd.